Great Thoughts for Thinking: (Changed Mondays & Thursdays.)
We can be sure our prayers are answered precisely in the way we would want them to be answered if we knew everything God knows. --Tim Keller
He counts the stars and calls them by name, yet he heals the broken in heart and binds up their wounds. --C. H. Spurgeon
When we stare into the spotlight of success, sin sits comfortably in the front row cheering us on --D. A. Horton
Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. –John Wooden
Twenty seconds before a race, there’s absolute focus. The key thing is to achieve relaxation, but at the same time you’ve got to have this absolute total control. You’ve got to find the balance between being totally ready to go and being really at peace with yourself as well. –Cathy Freeman
I keep telling my kids—whether you achieve your goal or not is not the most important thing. Putting yourself in position to achieve those goals is what’s important. –Steve Scott
The future is not a gift—it is an achievement. –Harry Lauder
A stumble may prevent a fall. –English proverb
FOCUS—Follow One Course Until Success. –Eric Riley, at Walter Carter’s birthday party.
To love oneself is the beginning of a life-long romance. --Oscar Wilde
I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being. --Hafiz
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. --Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nearly all men can stand the test of adversity, but if you really want to test a man's character, give him power. --Abraham Lincoln
Mrs. Hopewell had no bad qualities of her own but she was able to use other people's in such a constructive way that she never felt the lack. --Flannery O'Connor (in her short story Good Country People)
Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked. --Niccolo Machiavelli
40 Days of Prayer for the Pastors, Churches, Cities, and Requests of the Long Beach Harbor Southern Baptist Association. See Prayer Resources above for full lists.
Today's SIG Alert!*
Day 5 – Matthew 7.7-8: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened. James 4.3: When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives.
*see Prayer Resources above.
Please see this article via this link about Nigerian churches.
Look at Servantship Zone above for fall semester schedule for LBH Zion Theological School courses and information!
See Prayer Resources link above.
www.guidestone.org/LearningCenter/ Ministry.aspx, and click on O. S. Hawkins online books.
Information and Application form for reserving the Evangelistic Block Party Trailer available in the For Pastors/Churches above.
Send your email address to email@example.com, or your mailing address to the Long Beach Harbor Southern Baptist Association address, which can be found by clicking on the Contact Us link to the left.
A Special Service for Pastors, Ministers, and Church Leaders! See Leadership Zone above!
You may be surprised at what you find. Free book download available online. Go to www.freewonderfulbook.com. From The Way of the Master website.
Ever wanted a way to say thanks to them? See the Gratitude Campaign in the Links above.
The full-page calendar can be viewed by clicking on the full-page icon at the bottom of the sidebar calendar on the right of this home page. When you are viewing this full-page calendar, and you click on an event to see its details, you will see an option to sign up for an email reminder. Every night about 10 PM (PT), emails will be sent out to remind the subscriber of an event's occurence the next day.
Make checks out to the Long Beach Harbor Southern Baptist Association, and mail to our new address at 4508-A Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach CA 90807.